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Weltschmerz world pain (German); pessimism or melancholy, esp. over lamentable conditions in the world.
wen1 a benign fatty tumor of the skin, esp. on the head; sebaceous cyst.
wen2 an Old English rune that eventually became the English letter "w".
wench formerly, a girl or young woman, esp. from the country. [3 definitions]
wend to go along or proceed on (one's way).
went past tense of go1.
wept past tense and past participle of weep.
were 2nd person sing. past tense and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person pl. past tense of be.
we're contracted form of "we are."
weren't contracted form of "were not."
werewolf in folklore, a person who has changed into or is capable of changing into a wolf and back into a human again; lycanthrope.
weskit a vest or waistcoat, esp. for women.
west the direction behind a person facing the rising sun. [8 definitions]
West Bank an area in the Middle East between the west bank of the Jordan River and the eastern border of Israel, formerly part of Jordan and occupied by Israel in 1967.
West Berlin from 1949 to 1990, a small portion of West Germany located within the borders of East Germany.
westbound going toward the west.
West Coast the Pacific coast region of the United States, consisting of California, Oregon, and Washington.
westerly of, related to, or toward the west. [3 definitions]
western situated in, directed towards, coming from, or relating to the west. [4 definitions]
Western Church the branch of the Catholic Church recognizing the Pope and following the Latin rites; Roman Catholic Church. [2 definitions]
westerner (often cap.) a native or inhabitant of the West or of a western area or region.